Dengfeng, L.

CPECC, Qingdao, China

is the director for the Process department of CPECC’s East-China Design Branch. He has 20 years of experience in refinery design and is an expert in general configuration design and in the crude and vacuum distillation process. Mr. Dengfeng holds a BS degree from China University of Petroleum (Huadong) in Dongying, China.

Determine fouling margins in tubular heat exchanger design

Fouling, which is caused mainly by the deposition and accumulation of an undesired layer of solids on a heat transfer surface, is very common in tubular heat exchangers.